Everyone can see that there’s a link between Boston Bruins center David Krejci and winger Blake Wheeler when the two 22-year-old forwards are on the ice together.
Whether they’re skating as two-thirds of a line 5-on-5, hooking up on the power play or even killing a penalty together, both players seem to have a sixth sense that always allows them to find one another. That’s why they’ve been on a line together almost the entire season, and they’ve been a major factor in the Bruins’ tremendous start.
What not many get to see is the way the American and the Czech teammates get along once the skates and sweaters are off. Often kidding around with each other and discussing any number of topics, Krejci and Wheeler have become close friends.
“We have the same girlfriend,” Krejci recently joked when asked why he and Wheeler get along so well. (more…)